Diabetes Antenatal service
Referring to the clinic
The diabetes antenatal clinics are held in Derriford hospital 3 mornings per week.
Tuesday mornings- Pre-existing diabetes and specialist endocrine advice.
Monday and Friday mornings- Gestational Diabetes
These clinics have access to a multidisciplinary team consisting of consultants, specialist nurses, specialist midwives and dietitians.
Who can be referred?
- Women who have either Type 1 or type 2 diabetes prior to their pregnancy
- Women who develop gestational diabetes (GDM) with a GTT in pregnancy…fasting value of 5.3 mmols or more and/or a 2 hour value of 7.8 mmols or more.
How to make a referral?
If you need to refer a women with pre-existing diabetes please phone
- Antenatal clinic in Derriford Hospital on 01752 432170 for an urgent appointment
- Emma Green- Advanced Diabetes Specialist Nurse on 07825 356928
For a newly diagnosed women with Gestational Diabetes please refer to antenatal clinic for a dietetic/diabetes midwife review then a joint antenatal/diabetes clinic with growth scan (if required).
Or Catharine Dawson- Diabetes Specialist Nurse on 01752 245174 (diabetes centre)